Congratulations to Kevin Daudlin, Past State Deputy and his wife Gigetta on his ordination today as a Permanent Deacon in the Archdiocese of Toronto. Permanent deacons serve the Church by assisting the archbishop and priests of the diocese. Their roles are to be focused on charitable work in the community, as well as ministering in parishes and schools, including serving directly at the altar - they have the liturgical authority to baptize children, witness marriages and preside at funerals. Read the full article: Archdiocese of Toronto
Submitted by Carlyle Daniel, District Deputy District 103 Rev. Clair Tipping Council 9235 continues to live out its faith in action. On Sunday, June 12, the Council provided and served refreshments to the parish community for the feast of St. Anthony of Padua celebration and provided an Honour Guard at mass. On Monday, June 13, the Council participated in the Eucharistic Procession. Congratulations to Grand Knight Phil Battista and all the Brothers Knights who participated in another worthwhile event.
Submitted by David Gelinas Ontario State Knights of Columbus On June 5, 2022, State Deputy Marcel Lemmen with State Treasurer David Gelinas and Membership Director Alex Schadenberg presented the K of C Leather Jacket to Brother Ted Jankowski of Archbishop Denis O'Connor Council 14969 (Windsor, Ontario) for being the top recruiter in Ontario in March 2022. Congratulations Brother Ted!
Submitted by David Gelinas Ontario State Knights of Columbus On June 5, 2022, State Deputy Marcel Lemmen with State Treasurer David Gelinas presented the Best Overall Council Bulletin Award to Fr. Paul J.F. Wattson Council 8919 in Windsor, Ontario. Grand Knight Dave Algudady and the members of the executives in their council received the award. Congratulations Fr. Paul J.F. Wattson Council 8919!
Submitted by Hikmat Michel Dandan Jesus The King CHRISTIAN REFUGEE RELIEF DONATES TO 3 ORPHANAGES. Our Lord Jesus is the loving father of all the orphans, and the Knights are chosen to take care of the fatherless. Orphans For Jesus initiative founded by Bro. Hikmat of Jesus The King Council 15045, features orphanages in the Middle East. This initiative made it easy for councils and parishioners to help orphans. Included already in the program are the following orphanages: Foyer de la Providence, Home of Peace, Our Lady of the Good Service Jabouleh Orphanage, Foyer De L’AMITIE Dar AlSadaka, Allepine Sisters Happy [...]
Submitted by Vincent D'Souza St Georges Council 12124 On January 24, 2022, Field Agent Vincent D'Souza was the guest speaker on the Trillium Knights Podcast. He was recognized for his Outstanding Service to his assigned membership during the Fraternal Year 2020-2021, finishing as the #1 Fraternal Agent in Ontario. Watch the video below as he explains and helps us to understand the relationship between the Knights and the Insurance program and how it benefits Members. Join us in putting our Faith in Action. Join the Knights of Columbus in Ontario. Join online today, click kofc.org/joinus
Submitted by Leo MayerSt. Benedict's Knights of ColumbusMembers of the St. Benedict KofC Council in Sarnia stepped forward when requested to BBQ 400 hot dogs for Holy Trinity Catholic school's year end "play day". Our evaluation came from the grade 8 students when the exclaimed "Thanks, they were the best hot dogs ever!"
Submitted by Jim Cummings Fr, Granottier June 12th 2022: Andrew Howlett of Owen Sound and Area Special Olympics receives a cheque for $5,000 from Fr. Granottier Council 2092 in Owen Sound representing proceeds from their very successful Radio Bingo on 560 CFOS! Lt. to Rt in Photo : Andrew Howlett ( O.S. Special Olympics ) , Jim Cummings PGK; Dennis Solomon (Chancellor) ( part hidden ); Anne Howlett (O.S. swimmer); Andy McCaffrey PGK; Roland Green-Thompson ( Advocate) ;DGK Joseph Gamble (GK elect) ; Bruce Muise PGK; Diane Speed ( Swim Coach); & O,S, Swimmer ??? Radio Bingo has been on air [...]
Submitted by Hikmat Michel DandanSt Agnes Ky Tsao CouncilThe Ontario State Council offered its most heartfelt gratitude to Grand Knight Kelvin Law and Council 15176 members of St. Agnes Ky Tsao Parish in Markham who contributed $ 22,790 which represents 120 wheelchairs. The State Council also recognized and thanked Brother Hikmat Dandan, Christian Refugee Relief Director, who encouraged the council to utilize the funds raised to support the Ukraine wheelchair program. The State Award for 2021 read as follows: “Canadian Wheelchair Foundation and the Knights of Columbus Ontario State Council proudly honor St. Agnes Tsao Chinese Council 15176 Kelvin C. Law, [...]
Submitted by Ontario State Office Ontario State Knights of Columbus On May 26, 2022, the State Board Officers with the State Office Staff celebrated the retirement dinner of our Executive Secretary Denis La Salle . It was an emotional and wonderful celebration. Present on the occasion were State Deputy Marcel Lemmen, State Secretary Bruce Poulin, State Treasurer David Gelinas, State Advocate Joseph Bodnar, State Warden Henry Miller with his wife Lynn Miller, General Agent Neil Bouvier, State Office Staff Liane Dumas, Anna Kocmarek, Ani and her husband Dan Kaluzny, and incoming Executive Secretary Mario Duguay. Denis has been an Executive Secretary [...]